The study plan of the Master’s Degree in Digital and Visual Communication, in Videogames, Cinema and Animation is highly professionalizing and aims at balancing the study of theoretical subjects and practical exercises, with a vertical and horizontal approach: vertical in providing specializations in specific sectors, horizontal in maintaining a multidisciplinary approach that trains future professionals with mental openness and adaptability. Because the world of video game development and animation are not compartmentalized, and every professional must be able to dialogue and collaborate with other sectors. In recent years, the spread of personal computers, gaming consoles, tablets and smartphones has developed in parallel with the computing power. All this has made possible the large-scale growth of video game development in various sectors of visual communication, learning and entertainment. Advertising, cinema, television, video games, interactive installations have, in turn, created a strong demand in the labor market. Photoshop, ZBrush, Maya, 3D Studio Max, Unity3D, Corona, Construct, Adobe Animate, Premiere, After Effects, Audition are among the most powerful software / languages ​​/ frameworks for pre-production, production and post-production of video games and cartons animated at a high level.

ANIMATION
First Year

Research Methodologies 6 ECTS / 150 hours

Technical English 10 ECTS / 250 hours

Advanced Media Design – Direction for Animation Film 6 ECTS / 150 hours

Art Direction Techniques 6 ECTS / 150 hours

Localization Kit 6 ECTS / 150 hours

Visual Media Economics and Marketing 6 ECTS / 150 hours

Second Year

Advanced Character Design Techniques and Storyboard 20 ECTS / 500 hours

Advanced 3D Graphics for Animation 20 ECTS / 500 hours

Advanced 2D animation 20 ECTS / 500 hours


VIDEOGAMES
First Year

Research Methodologies 6 ECTS / 150 hours

Technical English 10 ECTS / 250 hours

Advanced Media Design – Direction for Animation Film 6 ECTS / 150 hours

Art Direction Techniques 6 ECTS / 150 hours

Localization Kit 6 ECTS / 150 hours

Visual Media Economics and Marketing 6 ECTS / 150 hours

Second Year

Advanced Programming 20 ECTS / 500 hours

Advanced 3D Graphics for Video Games 20 ECTS / 500 hours

GUI and 2D Graphics Advanced 20 ECTS / 500 hours


FILM PRODUCTION
First Year

Research Methodologies 6 ECTS / 150 hours

Technical English 10 ECTS / 250 hours

Advanced Media Design – Direction for Animation Film 6 ECTS / 150 hours

Art Direction Techniques 6 ECTS / 150 hours

Localization Kit 6 ECTS / 150 hours

Visual Media Economics and Marketing 6 ECTS / 150 hours

Second Year

Advanced analysis techniques for Directors of photography 20 ECTS / 500 hours

Advanced analysis techniques for Supervisors of VFX 20 ECTS / 500 hours

Advance Film Making. Shooting, editing and compositing 20 ECTS / 500 hours